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Support Groups

OUR SUPPORT GROUPS ARE SAFE PLACES TO SHARE YOUR PARENTING EXPERIENCE

Our virtual groups are open to any parent in the world

PLEASE NOTE OUR GROUPS ARE NOT OPEN TO OBSERVERS

Virtual

Virtual Support Groups

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Parenting Preschoolers - Thursdays at 11 am EST
Starting September 21, 2023

Open to caregivers of children 3-6 years old

Join us via Zoom on Thursdays at 11 am EST to meet with other parents who share experiences parenting smaller children.  Group members provide insight, feedback and support one another. 

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Parenting in Recovery - Wednesdays at 3 pm EST

Open to caregivers in recovery from Substance Abuse Disorder

Join us via Zoom on Wednesdays at 3 am EST to meet with other parents who share experiences parenting in recovery.  Group members provide insight, feedback and support one another.  This is a small group with a limit of 8 participants per meeting.

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Journey to Reunification - Mondays at 4:30 pm EST

A support group for parents with children in state custody.

Join us via Zoom on Mondays at 4:30 pm EST to meet with other parents who share experiences having Child Protective Services involved in their families.  Membership is confidential and PHP is not directly affiliated with Child Protective Services.  We will only communicate with Child Protective Services at a member's request. This is a small group with a limit of 8 participants per meeting.

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Journey to Reunification - Tuesdays at 10 am EST

A support group for parents with children in state custody.

Join us via Zoom on Tuesdays at 10 am EST to meet with other parents who share experiences having Child Protective Services involved in their families.  Membership is confidential and PHP is not directly affiliated with Child Protective Services.  We will only communicate with Child Protective Services at a member's request. This is a small group with a limit of 8 participants per meeting.

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Journey to Reunification - Thursdays at 12 pm EST

Open to female caregivers whose children are in state custody.

Join us via Zoom on Thursdays at 12 pm EST to meet with other mothers who share experiences having Child Protective Services involved in their families.  Membership is confidential and PHP is not directly affiliated with Child Protective Services.  We will only communicate with Child Protective Services at a member's request. This is a small group with a limit of 8 participants per meeting.

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Meetup Monday Parenting Connection -
Mondays at 6 pm EST

 Open to any caregiver

Join us via Zoom on Mondays at 6 pm EST to connect with other parents that share your challenges and get the support and feedback you need. 

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Parenting Teens with Special Needs - Wednesdays at 12 pm EST

Open to caregivers of teens with special needs 

Join us via Zoom on Wednesdays at 12 pm EST to connect with other parents that share your experience parenting teens with special needs. Group members provide insight, feedback, and support to one another through this challenging phase.  This is an open group and members are welcome to join at any time during the meeting.

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Single Parents Support Group - Wednesdays at 7 pm EST

Open to single caregivers 

Join us via Zoom on Wednesdays at 7pm EST to meet with other parents and share experiences in single parenting.  This is a large open group.

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Parenting Teenagers Support Group - Fridays at 12 pm EST

Open to any caregiver of a teen

Join us via Zoom on Fridays at 12 pm EST to connect with other parents that share your challenges and get the support and feedback you need as your parenting role changes during the teenage years.  This tends to be a large open group and no parenting teenager topic is off limits.

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Father's Support Group - Mondays at 12 pm EST

Open to any male caregiver 

This is a small group with a limit of 8 participants per meeting.  This group is currently closed to new members.  Please register to join the wait list.  We will notify you when we have availability. 

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Parenting as a Person of Color - Tuesdays at 7 pm EST

Waitlist Open 

This is an 8-week support group.  Please register to be added to the waitlist for the next group series.

In-Person

Support Groups with our Community Partners

 

These are Parenting Support Groups and not Parenting Classes.

Parents Helping Parents will provide a Certificate and Letter of Attendance for those participating in 8 or more groups.

Boston
Boston
Metro
Highway
Metro West
Boston

MCI - NORFOLK

Father's Group

BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY - WALTHAM

Parent's Group

Meets Weekly on Mondays

Currently Not Accepting New Members

At the Beach
Cape &
Islands

NANTUCKET COMMUNITY SCHOOL - NANTUCKET

Parent's Group

Meets Weekly on Tuesdays

Accepting New Members

Happy Family
Central
Massachusetts

WE DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE PROGRAMS IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS

If you would like to partner with Parents Helping Parents please contact us here

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